2011 in coasters

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This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2011.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Astro Express Planet Infiniti
India
Sit-Down I.E. Park Unknown
Roller Ben 10 Ultimate Mission Drayton Manor
UK
Shuttle Vekoma April 21
Roller Big Coaster White Sand Gate Park
China
Sit-Down HZMEM Co.,Ltd December 25
Roller Bombora Lagoon
USA
Family ART Engineering GmbH April 2
Roller Boomerang Parc Touristique des Combes
France
Shuttle Family Vekoma June 2
Roller BuzzSaw Dreamworld
Australia
Sit-Down Maurer AG September 17
Roller Cagliostro Rainbow MagicLand
Italy
Spinning
Enclosed
Maurer Rides May 26
Roller Cheetah Hunt Busch Gardens Tampa
USA
Launched Intamin May 27
Roller Clouds of Fairyland World Joyland
China
Sit-Down Maurer Rides August 5
Roller Crazy Twister Luna Park Tel Aviv
Israel
Spinning Eos Rides Unknown
Roller Dare Devil Dive Six Flags Over Georgia
USA
Sit-Down Gerstlauer May 28
Roller Eurofighter Zoosafari Fasanolandia
Italy
Sit-Down Gerstlauer August 6
Roller Extreme Rusher Happy Valley (Beijing)
China
Launched S&S Worldwide May 14
Roller Flare Meteor Fantawild Adventure
China
Inverted Golden Horse September 12
Roller Formula VVC Wheel Park
Russia
Sit-Down Pax Company June
Roller Freischütz Bayern Park
Germany
Launched Maurer Rides GmbH August 21
Roller Gold Mine Pavilion Fun Park
UK
Family SBF Visa Group March 31
Roller Green Lantern: First Flight Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
4th Dimension
Wing
Intamin July 1
Roller Krake Heide Park Resort
Germany
Diving
Floorless
Bolliger & Mabillard April 16
Roller New Texas Giant Six Flags Over Texas
USA
Hybrid Rocky Mountain Construction April 22
Roller Raptor Gardaland
Italy
Winged Bolliger & Mabillard April 1
Roller Roller Coaster Tianjin Shuishang Park
China
Inverted Beijing Shibaolai Amusement Equipment April 11
Roller Sky Scrapper World Joyland
China
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard April 30
Roller Timber Drop Fraispertuis City
France
Sit-Down S&S Worldwide July 2
Roller Ulat Coaster Jawa Timur Park 1
Indonesia
Kiddie Golden Horse Unknown
Roller Wood Coaster Knight Valley
China
Wooden Great Coasters International July 19
Roller Zippin Pippin Bay Beach Amusement Park
USA
Wooden Martin & Vleminckx May 21

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Astro Storm Brean Leisure Park
UK
Enclosed Zierer July 23 Space Invader 2 at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Roller Black Diamond Knoebels Amusement Park
USA
Enclosed
Hybrid
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. October 8 Golden Nugget at Dinosaur Beach
Roller Clown Coaster Wicksteed Park
UK
Kiddie Pinfari September 30 Circus Clown at Southport Pleasureland
Powered Cosmic Coaster Valleyfair
USA
Family Zamperla May 14 Dragon Coaster at Dorney Park
Roller Crazy Mouse Thilo Janßen (Travelling)
Germany
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon Unknown Crazy Mouse with Anja Goetzke (Travelling
)
Roller Gotham City Gauntlet: Escape from Arkham Asylum Six Flags New England
USA
Wild Mouse Maurer April 16 Road Runner Express at Kentucky Kingdom
Roller Green Lantern Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Stand-Up B&M May 25 Chang at Kentucky Kingdom
Roller Road Runner Express Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Family Vekoma May 28 Road Runner Express at Six Flags New Orleans

Rethemed / Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Apocalypse Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Wooden Great Coasters International May 23, 2009 Terminator Salvation: The Ride
Roller Blue Flyer Blackpool Pleasure Beach
UK
Wooden
Family
Charlie Paige 1934 Zipper Dipper
Roller Dragon Challenge Universal's Islands of Adventure
USA
Inverted
Twin
Bolliger & Mabillard May 28, 1999 Dueling Dragons
Roller Goofy's Sky School Disney's California Adventure
USA
Wild Mouse Mack Rides February 8, 2001 Mulholland Madness
Roller Kiddee Koaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas
USA
Family Vekoma 1992 Romp Bomp A Stomp
Roller Magic Flyer Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Kiddie Bradley and Kaye 1971 Percy's Railway
Roller Nickelodeon Streak Blackpool Pleasure Beach
UK
Wooden
Family
Charles Paige 1933 Roller Coaster
Roller Rattlesnake Walibi Holland
Netherlands
Family Zierer 1992 Wok's Waanzin
Roller Speed of Sound Walibi Holland
Netherlands
Shuttle Vekoma April 22, 2000 La Via Volta
Roller Superman: Escape from Krypton Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin March 15, 1997 Superman the Escape
Roller Thunder Loop Attractiepark Slagharen
Netherlands
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf June 26, 1979 Looping Star

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Corkscrew Flamingo Land
UK
Sit-Down Vekoma 1983 October 29 Lunapark
Roller Dania Beach Hurricane Boomers
USA
Wooden Coaster Works, Inc. November 1, 2000 April 26 N/A
Roller Déjà Vu Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma August 25, 2001 October 16 Six Flags New England
Roller Hi-Miler Travelling
USA
Sit-Down Miler Manufacturing 1960's March 20 N/A
Roller Iron Wolf Six Flags Great America
USA
Stand-Up Bolliger & Mabillard April 28, 1990 September 5 Six Flags America
Roller Marvel Mania Alabama Adventure
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries May 23, 1998 Unknown Elitch Gardens
Roller Miner Mike Gillian's Wonderland Pier
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides Unknown Unknown Harvest Tyme Pumpkin Patch
Roller Montagnes du Grand Canyon OK Corral
France
Sit-Down Pinfari 1980 or earlier Unknown Kingoland
Roller Rainbow Chaser Fun Forest Amusement Park
USA
Kiddie B. A. Schiff & Associates Unknown January 2 N/A
Roller Roller Coaster Chippewa Park
Canada
Family Spillman Engineering 1967 Unknown N/A
Roller Speed - The Ride Nascar Café
USA
Launched
Shuttle
Premier Rides April 28, 2000 May 1 London, Las Vegas
Roller WildCat Cedar Point
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1979 Unknown N/A